What is a TCM tool that anyone can apply for better health? There are many guidelines for healthy living within the principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine. One of my personal favorites is eating right for the season and eating right for our body type. In TCM each food has an energetic … [Read more...] about TCM tool for better health!
Q: What do you think acupuncture works BEST for and what might it be not as good at treating? A: Acupuncture is just one tool within the Chinese medical system. When used in combination with Chinese herbs, diet and lifestyle habits, it can successfully treat a wide variety of conditions. While … [Read more...] about Acupuncture Strengths and limitations
Q: How do you use acupuncture & Chinese Medicine principles in your life? A: First off, I receive regular acupuncture treatments. As a caregiver, it is too easy for me to ignore myself and focus on healing others. In order for me to keep self care as a priority in my life, I schedule it. … [Read more...] about Using Acupuncture and TCM Principles in everyday life!
Q: Can natural medicine help me heal after an injury? A: Absolutely! The first thing I recommend is carrying homeopathic Arnica with you at all times, so you can use this remedy for any acute injury or trauma. It is very helpful for coping with shock and also alleviates pain and swelling. … [Read more...] about Ask the Naturopathic Doctor: Musculoskeletal Health
The first few years of a child’s life are extremely critical and telling of what their nutritional health in the future will hold. All body systems develop during the first eight weeks after conception. The 3 different times that we pass on a healthy microbiome to our children are during pregnancy, … [Read more...] about Pediatric Digestive Health
Q: My teenager suffers from depression and anxiety, are there natural medicine options to help her? A: While mood changes are normal in adolescence, one in five teens has a diagnosable mental health disorder and as many as one in three suffer from depression. Despite the high frequency, stigma … [Read more...] about Ask the Naturopathic Doctor: Adolescent Mental Health